The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XML
Rank - 20 18
Contract jobs citing XML 0 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast - 0.98% 4.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 2.70% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -
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County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
6 37 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 10.71% 36.27% 23.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 17 11
Average daily rate £325 £325 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -14.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XML across the Belfast region.

XML Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Belfast region.

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing XML also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XML.

1 8 (80.00%) JSON
2 7 (70.00%) Web Services
3 6 (60.00%) HTML
3 6 (60.00%) HTML5
4 5 (50.00%) Apple iOS
4 5 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 5 (50.00%) Java
4 5 (50.00%) SOAP
4 5 (50.00%) OO
4 5 (50.00%) Ajax
5 4 (40.00%) WebSphere
5 4 (40.00%) CSS
5 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (40.00%) CSS3
5 4 (40.00%) Android
6 3 (30.00%) Puppet
6 3 (30.00%) Backbone.js
6 3 (30.00%) Graceful Degradation
6 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
6 3 (30.00%) Mobile App
6 3 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (30.00%) iOS Development
6 3 (30.00%) Mobile Development
6 3 (30.00%) XHTML
6 3 (30.00%) WSDL
6 3 (30.00%) Objective-C
6 3 (30.00%) Web Design
6 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (30.00%) TDD
6 3 (30.00%) RESTful

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing XML also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XML. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) DB2
1 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (10.00%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) JUnit
1 2 (20.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (20.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) Ant
2 1 (10.00%) Subversion
2 1 (10.00%) Maven
2 1 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (10.00%) iOS Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior iOS Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior JavaScript Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) JSON
2 7 (70.00%) Web Services
3 6 (60.00%) HTML
3 6 (60.00%) HTML5
4 5 (50.00%) SOAP
4 5 (50.00%) Ajax
5 4 (40.00%) CSS
5 4 (40.00%) CSS3
6 3 (30.00%) Backbone.js
6 3 (30.00%) RESTful
6 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
6 3 (30.00%) XHTML
6 3 (30.00%) WSDL
7 2 (20.00%) Java EE
7 2 (20.00%) Dojo
7 2 (20.00%) J2EE
7 2 (20.00%) REST
8 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (10.00%) MyBatis
8 1 (10.00%) PrimeFaces
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) W3C
2 1 (10.00%) Animation
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (40.00%) Android
3 2 (20.00%) UNIX
4 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) OO
1 5 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (30.00%) Graceful Degradation
2 3 (30.00%) iOS Development
2 3 (30.00%) Mobile Development
2 3 (30.00%) Web Design
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) TDD
3 2 (20.00%) Web Development
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (20.00%) SDLC
3 2 (20.00%) Android Development
4 1 (10.00%) BDD
4 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) MVC
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (30.00%) Objective-C
4 1 (10.00%) SPARQL
4 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Puppet
1 3 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (10.00%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (10.00%) Actimize
2 1 (10.00%) F5
2 1 (10.00%) Twitter
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle